THE BIG LAKE GIRLS TENNIS TEAM. Front row, from left to right is Amanda Campbell, Allison Robertson, Mary Peterson and Alexa Campbell. Middle Row is Manager Spencer Mattson, Kelly Jochum, Kendal Janousek, Mady Johnson, Karleigh Johnson, Hannah Kalthoff and Coach Klingenberg. Back Row is Coach Brett Mattson, Sarah Kalthoff, Alex Smith, Aleesha Moss, Paige Domyahn and Kendall Wessman. (Photo by Chris Lommel).

Tennis falls in sections

Staff Writer
Jennifer Edwards


The Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis team lost the first round of section play to the Princeton Tigers, 7-0, this week.
“Princeton is a very good team,” said Coach Brett Mattson, who has coached boys and girls tennis for the last three years.
The Princeton Tigers are the conference champions. Princeton will go on to play the winner of a match between Andover and Cambridge-Isanti.
In section singles, Mady Johnson lost a close first round match against Elk River's Lauren Brayden. 3-6, 3-6.
Karleigh Johnson lost in straight sets to the number 2 seed from Princeton, Mary Claire Mayerchak, 0-6, 0-6.
Big Lake's twin double duo of Alexa and Amanda Campbell came up short against the fifth seed team of sisters from Princeton, Bri and Kelsey Dorr. 4-6, 2-6.
Ali Robertson and Mary Peterson fell in straight sets to the two seed from Forest Lake, Bailey Nordby and Taylor Emly, 0-6, 0-6.
Girls season ending banquet is set for this Sunday at 3:00pm,
The girls won three matches this year, versus Osseo, North Branch and St. Francis. They end the season in eighth place in the 10 member Mississippi 8 Conference. 


BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Larry and Lavina Pattee